Botanical name

Romulea triflora

Family

Iridaceae

Common Name

Knikkertjie
Romulea triflora
Romulea triflora
Romulea triflora

Description

Plants 10-30cm high. Stem is branched above the ground. Corms symmetrical - bell-shaped - with a circular rim of fibres. Leaves 2-6 - narrowly 4-grooved - 0.5-1mm in diameter. Flowers yellow or white with or without darker zones or markings around the yellow cup. Tepals oblanceolate.

Habitat

Sandstone slopes - mostly in seasonally moist sites.

Flower Date

August to October